Synthetic hormones

As a teenager that found my period an annoyance. Rather than part of an amazing process, that creates the be all and end all; life. I was excited to take synthetic hormones as a way to gain control over my bodily functions. Oh, how naive was I! The pill changed my menstrual cycle for the worse, and for the first…

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Taking control of hormones

Do you feel different every week? Do you ever find yourself over-reacting for no apparent reason and sometimes wonder if you were possessed by some nasty demon, as just yesterday you were the nicest girl in the world? If the answer is yes, then you should not be worried, as it’s normal because all it means is that you are…

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Taboo: Menstrual Cycle

I find it quite interesting that one of the most important subjects that governs female bodies is almost always missed and never talked about. I am talking about female fertility and how it all works. How much do you know about your menstrual cycle? It is interesting because lots of subjects that used to be absolute taboo like homosexuality, or…

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Scotney Castle

  When weekend comes, it means that myself and Mr J is on the hunt for another National Trust place full of history, mysterious atmosphere and that distinct smell of vivid memories that comes from the old walls. So one lovely Sunday morning, we woke up, had our stretches, I was on my way to the kitchen on a mission…

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